Job Openings

Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. While working at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, including at Fallingwater, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.

Current Job Openings

GIS and Information Analyst
Pittsburgh, PA

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has an opening in the Land Conservation division for a GIS and Information Analyst. This position will manage GIS, database and various projects related to land conservation, stewardship and conservation science.  Generates maps and provides analysis, statistics and planning to support land conservation efforts. Provides administrative assistance and general support for land conservation and stewardship projects. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree plus 1 to 2 year’s experience in a GIS related field.  Experience and/or education in natural resource management, geography, environmental sciences or related field preferred.  Course work and work experience with ArcGIS and databases is essential. This is a full time position, offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

To apply, send a letter, resume, and salary requirements to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list GIS Analyst in the subject line of the email.  The deadline to apply is April 27, 2018.

Kitchen Assistant

Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, has a part time position for a Kitchen Assistant.  The position assists the Chef/Café Manager with preparation and delivery of food for the Café and for special events, as required.  Prior food service experience in a restaurant kitchen and some knowledge of food preparation is required.  Professional training or culinary school degree is strongly preferred.  Must be able to work weekends and holidays and be flexible with schedule and hours.

Apply to this job:
Please send a cover letter and resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Kitchen Assistant in the subject line of the email.

Land Conservation - AmeriCorps Service Position

Mill Run, PA

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is seeking one Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps AmeriCorps member to serve the Land Conservation Program for 300 hours. The service member will work under the supervision of assigned Land Conservation staff.

Position Duration: June 4 - August 10, 2018

Location: Bear Run Nature Reserve.  1478 Mill Run Road, Mill Run PA 15464

Job Description: The primary focus of this position will be management and monitoring of Bear Run Nature Reserve.  Duties will include working independently, with WPC staff, and with volunteer crews to construct and repair hiking trails, monitor and mark boundaries, manage invasive species, and conduct native forest restoration activities within conifer plantations.

Qualifications: We prefer applicants who are working toward or have a bachelor’s degree in natural resource management or a related subject and have the ability to work in the field, traverse rough terrain, work in varying weather conditions, and perform physically demanding tasks. Experience with trail construction and invasive plant identification and control is strongly preferred. Must possess valid driver’s license and be able to travel to different locations throughout western Pennsylvania. Having a vehicle is a plus, as the job site is rural.

Free on-site housing is available.  MT members will receive a gross stipend of $320.00 every two weeks through-out their term of service and an education award of $1230.69 upon successful completion.

Apply for this job:
Send resume and cover letter to Brian Jones, Land Stewardship Coordinator, at bjones@paconserve.org.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy considers applicants and volunteers without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual preference, disability, marital status or veteran status. Read the WPC Equal Opportunity Employer Statement.